The Times, which is Florida's largest daily newspaper, has been part of the Tampa Bay community for more than 130 years. Locally owned and independent, the Times has long been celebrated for its outstanding and credible journalism, practiced with integrity in the public interest. The Times and all of its brands continue to contribute meaningfully to the growth and prosperity of the region by providing trusted and authoritative news to readers while helping advertisers convey their messages to consumers in traditional and innovative ways.